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News – coronavirus Na naidheachdan - coròna-bhìoras

Intermediate (B1) - Fichead Facal (20 words)

Learn Gaelic words and phrases about the coronavirus. Here’s a list of words that are really useful about the disease. Ionnsaich briathrachas Gàidhlig mun chòrona-bhìoras. Seo liosta a tha gu math feumail mun ghalar.

This page is about the coronavirus. The vocabulary on this page is slightly more advanced than other pages in Fichead Facal (Twenty words). These words were supplied by BBC Naidheachdan (BBC News) and this is the vocabulary they use in their stories. ’S ann mun chòrona-bhìoras a tha an duilleag seo. Tha am briathrachas air an duilleig seo rud beag nas adhartaiche na duilleagan eile ann am Fichead Facal. Thàinig na faclan seo bho BBC Naidheachdan agus is e seo am briathrachas a tha iadsan a’ cleachdadh sna sgeulachdan aca.

English Gàidhlig  
the coronavirus an coròna-bhìoras <))
intensive care unit ionad dlùth chùraim <))
hospital ospadal <))
Local Authority Ùghdarras Ionadail <))
Health Board Bòrd Slàinte <))
NHS Seirbheis na Slàinte <))
disease galar <))
virus bhìoras <))
symptoms comharran <))
care cùram <))
treatment leigheas <))
oxygen ocsaidean <))
ventilator analadair <))
vulnerable so-leònta <))
resources, facilities goireasan <))
furlough fòrladh <))
PPE (personal protective equipment) aodach is uidheamachd dìon <))
tests deuchainnean <))
test sgrùdadh <))
blood test deuchainn fala <))
social distance astar sòisealta <))
spread sgapadh <))

Our intention with this page is to offer some support when the learner is watching An Là on BBC ALBA, listening to the news on Aithris na Maidne (The Morning Report), and Aithris an Fheasgair (The Afternoon Report), on Radio nan Gàidheal, and visiting the pages of BBC Naidheachdan (BBC News). Is e am miann a th’ againn leis an duilleig seo beagan taic a thabhann nuair a tha neach-ionnsachaidh a’ coimhead air An Là air BBC ALBA, ag èisteachd ris na naidheachdan air Aithris na Maidne, is Aithris an Fheasgair, air Radio nan Gàidheal, agus a’ tadhal air na duilleagan-lìn BBC Naidheachdan.